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MERCURIO

Object Number: 
2008.47.78
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in. (4.9 x 4 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
20 stick matchbook with red exterior. Front cover with name in white block letters. Rear cover with white profile silhouette of Mercury. Natural colored interior with address and telephone number in red lettering.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group